High Court: Sentencing System Deprives Defendants The Supreme Court has thrown out the federal sentencing guidelines that Congress imposed, returning more power to judges to decide how severely to punish crime. Hear NPR's Nina Totenberg.
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High Court: Sentencing System Deprives Defendants

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The Supreme Court has thrown out the federal sentencing guidelines that Congress imposed, returning more power to judges to decide how severely to punish crime. Hear NPR's Nina Totenberg.